Andrew Jelks

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Andrew Jelks
No. 76
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born: (1993-12-06) December 6, 1993 (age 25)
Paris, Tennessee
Height:6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight:307 lb (139 kg)
Career information
High school:Paris (TN) Henry County
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Andrew Jelks (born December 6, 1993) is a former American football offensive tackle. He played college football at Vanderbilt University, and was signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent after the 2017 NFL Draft.

College career[edit]

Jelks played in 24 games with 21 starts at Vanderbilt over the course of five seasons. Jelks missed his final two seasons in 2015 and 2016 due to injuries. He began his career at right tackle and moved to left tackle as a sophomore.

Professional career[edit]

New England Patriots[edit]

Jelks was signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent on May 5, 2017.[1] He was placed on reserve/non-football injury list prior to the start of the season due to a torn ACL suffered during pre-season workouts his senior year at Vanderbilt, and would remain on the list for the entire 2017 season.[2]


Jelks announced his retirement on July 19, 2018.[3]


  1. ^ "Patriots Sign Sixth-Round Draft Pick Conor McDermott; Sign 19 Rookie Free Agents". May 5, 2017. Archived from the original on 2017-05-12. Retrieved June 4, 2017.
  2. ^ "Patriots OT Andrew Jelks to miss third straight season after not getting activated off NFI". PatsPulpit. Retrieved April 1, 2018.
  3. ^ "Andrew Jelks retires from the NFL". July 19, 2018. Retrieved July 21, 2018.

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